Washington Commanders vast receiver Terry McLaurin is signing a three-year extension value as much as $71 million in new cash that locations him among the many NFL’s 5 highest-paid WRs, sources instructed ESPN.
Brokers Buddy Baker and Tony Bonagura of Unique Sports activities Group finalized the deal Tuesday with Washington senior vice chairman of soccer operations Rob Rogers.
The three-year extension for McLaurin features a $28 million signing bonus, the biggest given to any vast receiver, and likewise has 76.4% of the brand new cash within the deal assured.
The deal contractually ties McLaurin, 26, to Washington by means of the 2025 season. McLaurin’s rookie contract had been set to run out after the 2022 season.
He had skipped the three weeks of voluntary OTAs in addition to the group’s necessary three-day minicamp. The deal ends what would have been a headache for a franchise that did not want one other one. McLaurin’s reputation each within the locker room as a pacesetter and with the fan base would have resulted in additional displeasure directed on the Commanders.
Washington coach Ron Rivera mentioned on June 15 that they began to have extra talks a couple of week earlier. One supply instructed ESPN’s John Keim that Rivera reached out to McLaurin — to not negotiate however to reiterate his significance to the group. Washington did not waver on its want to signal McLaurin and didn’t think about buying and selling him.
McLaurin’s contract is the newest in a large receiver market that has exploded this offseason. Davante Adams (5 years, $140 million), Tyreek Hill (4 years, $120 million) and A.J. Brown (4 years, $100 million) every signed offers value at the least $100 million. Different vast receivers to signal main contracts embody Stefon Diggs (4 years, $96 million), Cooper Kupp (three years, $80.1 million), Mike Williams (three years, $60 million) and Chris Godwin (three years, $60 million).
McLaurin surpassed 1,000 yards receiving in two of his first three seasons after being chosen within the third spherical of the 2019 draft regardless of enjoying with 9 totally different beginning quarterbacks. He caught 77 passes for 1,053 yards and 5 scores final season after grabbing 87 for 1,118 yards and 4 touchdowns the earlier season. He completed with 919 receiving yards as a rookie. He has missed simply three video games in his profession.